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Woman farmer Mount Kenya

As part of a 2010 climate change study in Mount Kenya a woman farmer works in her field. Today women throughout Africa contribute to their local and regional society, but are they being supported with increased education? A new study by Afrobarometer says no. Image: Neil Palmer/CIAT

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Women’s Protection and Empowerment Coordinator

Deadline: Sunday, April 9, 2017

Location: Global

Organization: International Rescue Committee

Women’s Protection and Empowerment Coordinator will design and lead programming to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls. WPE emergency experts work closely with the Emergency Unit, with VPRU technical experts in Child Protection and Protection/Rule of Law, with other IRC sectors, and in partnership.

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Peacebuilding Intern

Deadline: Friday, March 17, 2017

Location: London

Organization: International Alert

The purpose of the intern for Peacebuilding is to provide day to day administrative and research support to International Alert’s (Alert) developing work on understanding the gender dynamics of violent extremism and current approaches to preventing/countering violent extremism.

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Development Coordinator

Deadline: Friday, March 10, 2017

Location: New York City

Organization: The New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP)

The Development Coordinator is a key member of the Development Department and will assist in all major functions of fundraising: helping craft compelling funding proposals and appeals for foundations, corporations and government funders; conducting prospect research and work with Communications to develop online materials.

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Technical Director

Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2017

Location: Central London

Organization: Social Development Direct

This is a varied role that involves providing technical leadership on gender and social inclusion to our team of in-house social development specialists. You will work at a strategic level in the organisation, contributing directly to company strategy development and implementation.

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Emergency Response Specialist – WASH

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Home based

Organization: CARE Canada

This position requires an individual who is very flexible, provides expertise and leadership at a senior level and who works well within a team. Experience in integrating gender equality considerations into humanitarian interventions is required.

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Gender and Social Inclusion Manager – Ethiopian Nationals Only

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Ethiopia

Organization: Banyan Global

The Gender and Social Inclusion Manager will provide technical guidance on gender equality and women’s empowerment and prepare a Gender Action Plan (GAP), accompanied by and based on a Gender Analysis.

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Executive Director

Deadline: Sunday, March 19, 2017

Location: Sierra Leone

Organization: AdvocAid

The Executive Director will lead and oversee all aspects of AdvocAid’s work in Sierra Leone. Key areas of responsibility include the day-to-day management of the organisation and the team, leading fundraising and the successful implementation of donor funded projects.

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Deputy Director & Legal Officer

Deadline: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone

Organization: AdvocAid

The Deputy Director & Legal Officer will be responsible for legal programme management, research, law reform and advocacy projects as well as provide legal representation to AdvocAid’s clients primarily in Freetown and supervise our legal aid staff across the country.

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Global Safety and Security Advisor

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Worldwide

Organization: Care Canada

The GSSA works to support the already existing CIM Safety and Security units and focal points. S/he will be deployed, as requested and on an as-needed basis, to CIM offices, country offices and the Secretariat office to advise and implement safety and security risk mitigation.

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Strategic Communications Project in Kenya

Deadline: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Location: Kenya

Organization: Astraea

Astraea seeks expressions of interest from organizations with expertise in social change communications to partner with us and our grantee partners in a project to strengthen the communications efforts of LGBTQI organizations in Kenya. The engagement will run from April 2017 to September 2018

Technical Lead & Conflict adviser – Nigeria

Deadline: Sunday, March 5, 2017

Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria

Organization: International Alert

You will provide technical leadership to the delivery of this exciting peacebuilding programme, leading or contributing to conflict analysis, training, conflict sensitivity, stakeholders’ engagement across the three target states. The position is sought by Alert, however the job will be performed through a secondment to the programme.

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Programme Assistant, GS6, FT, Freetown, Sierra Leone

Deadline: Sunday, March 12, 2017

Location: Sierra Leone

Organization: UNICEF

Under the supervision and guidance of the supervisor, the programme assistant supports the respective section through providing a range of procedural, administrative, and operational support in developing, implementing, executing and monitoring their country programme, ensuring effective and timely delivery that is consistent with UNICEF rules and regulations.

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HR Consultant – Development of pre-deployment package

Deadline: Monday, March 6, 2017

Location: New York City

Organization: UNICEF

The purpose of this work among others is to review and revamp existing UNICEF “Deployment training package” to include all areas of support including staff wellbeing and psychosocial support that are provided to staff being deployed to emergency and high risks locations.

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Media and Communications Officer

Deadline: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Location: Fulham, London

Organization: Girls Not Brides

The Media and Communications Officer will play a critical role in media outreach, working with Girls Not Brides members and the rest of the team at the secretariat to secure quality, in-depth media coverage of child marriage and what can be done to address this global problem.

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Senior manager, people & culture (Parental leave contract)

Deadline: Monday, March 13, 2017

Location: Australia

Organization: International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA)

Guided by IWDA’s Strategic Plan 2016-2021, the Senior Manager partners with the CEO and Directors to drive an organisational culture, defined by IWDA’s values, where our people thrive. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Senior Manager is responsible for delivering services and solutions across the full range of HR.

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Development Associate

Deadline: Friday, March 17, 2017

Location: New York, New York

Organization: International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC)

The Development Associate will provide administrative support to the Development team. Develop and maintain IWHC’s donor tracking systems. Oversee donor management system and enter donor data, including institutional and corporate grants and individual gifts.

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Project Officer – Gender

Deadline: Friday, March 3, 2017

Location: Yangon, Myanmar

Organization: International Alert

The primary purpose of the project is to work with partners to advise, facilitate and support different organisations and individuals to help contribute to inclusive peace in Myanmar for men and women. You will have a talent for communicating and coordinating with partners and external stakeholders.

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Program Coordinator, Cambodia

Deadline: Monday, March 6, 2017

Location: Australia

Organization: International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA)

This part-time fixed term position offers an excellent opportunity for someone with proven experience in a program support role in the international development sector. This role will utilize your coordination skills and knowledge of development programming to advance women’s rights and leadership in Cambodia.

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Volunteer positions with Cuso International partners

Deadline: Sunday, July 30, 2017

Location: Various countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America

Organization: Cuso International and partners

Cuso International has listed 12 volunteer positions with their partners in various countries around Africa, Asia and Latin America. These positions cover a range of issues including women’s empowerment, gender curriculum development, gender and social inclusion strategy, monitoring and evaluation, and youth sexual and reproductive health.

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Gender Equality and Inclusion Expert – consultancy

Deadline: Friday, March 3, 2017

Location: Lilongwe, Malawi

Organization: UNESCO

The purpose of this study is to conduct an assessment of the technical, entrepreneurial and vocational education and training (TEVET) system to understand better the current situation and experience of young women and vulnerable students in Government and nonGovernment technical training institutions (including technical colleges, community technical colleges, and community skills development centres). The study will form the basis for measures by which to address weaknesses and gaps in the TEVET system. It is against this background that the UNESCO is hereby inviting interested and competent individuals / companies for the consultancy services for a study to examine current situation of TEVET from a gender and inclusion lens.

Director of Global Advocacy

Deadline: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Location: New York City

Organization: OutRight Action International

The Director of Global Advocacy is responsible for developing the vision for their area and supporting their team to implement this vision. It is expected that they will conceptualize innovative programs that deliver real results for LGBTI people in OutRight’s priority countries.

Development Writer

Deadline: Until filled

Location: New York, NY

Organization: Center for Reproductive Rights

The Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center) is the premier global legal organization dedicated to advancing women’s reproductive health, self-determination, and dignity.  Its mission is straightforward and ambitious: to advance reproductive health and rights as fundamental human rights that all governments around the world are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill.  Headquartered in New York City, the Center has regional offices in Bogota, Geneva, Kathmandu, Nairobi, and Washington, DC and a staff of more than 130 diverse professionals.

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These job listings have been provided by AWID – Association for Women’s Rights in Development

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